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Worker productivity

In Burwood Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $395,901 per worker in 2018/19.

Worker productivity by industry is calculated by dividing the industry value add by the number of persons employed in that industry. It shows which industries generate the most value add per employee. Some industry sectors, such as retail trade, are not highly productive per worker, but they employ a lot of people. Other industries, such as mining, employ fewer people but generate high levels of productivity. Each plays an important role in the economy.

Worker productivity data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total)and Employment by industry (FTE), to see the relative size of employment in each industry, and with Local workers income to see how many local workers are actually each in each industry, and with Sources of income data to see whether employment is the main way income is derived.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section. National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
Burwood Council area - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing87,157115,12298,357132,941-11,200
Mining0439,804178,773425,893-178,773
Manufacturing94,732111,82790,911115,563+3,821
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services139,007291,016246,419317,550-107,411
Construction154,413116,653170,378122,435-15,965
Wholesale Trade141,661164,669134,398135,346+7,264
Retail Trade63,96061,03669,02162,551-5,061
Accommodation and Food Services60,98054,47157,45551,686+3,525
Transport, Postal and Warehousing227,513141,030152,325151,975+75,188
Information Media and Telecommunications189,283213,038190,853185,744-1,570
Financial and Insurance Services378,447341,088350,318329,370+28,128
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services395,901352,185318,012270,884+77,889
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services117,827133,342120,224128,305-2,397
Administrative and Support Services151,792174,052158,867155,196-7,075
Public Administration and Safety97,714110,75296,835114,081+878
Education and Training85,26877,82485,10977,476+158
Health Care and Social Assistance78,63775,57375,11370,685+3,524
Arts and Recreation Services58,16073,17254,08069,198+4,080
Other Services74,05466,68473,38468,608+670
Total worker productivity117,521123,498115,955121,465+1,566

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in Burwood Council area in 2018/19 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($395,901)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($378,447)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($227,513)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $352,185 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; $341,088 in Financial and Insurance Services and $141,030 in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Burwood Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A higher worker productivity in Construction ($154,413 compared to $116,653)
  • A higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($395,901 compared to $352,185)
  • A higher worker productivity in Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($227,513 compared to $141,030)
  • A lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($139,007 compared to $291,016)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Burwood Council area increased by $1,566 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Burwood Council area were for those employed in:

  • Mining (-$178,773)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$107,411)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$77,889)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$75,188)

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